LOS ANGELES — A vintage travel trailer, customized as a lavish dressing room for Elizabeth Taylor during the filming of Cleopatra in 1963, has sold at auction for $51,660 after buyer’s premium, WhatSellsBest.com reported today.
According to the auction listing; “Twentieth Century Fox spent a rumored $75,000 in 1960s dollars ($560,000 in today’s dollars) to build a fully customized 36-foot dressing room/trailer for the star. Designed in the theme of the Egyptian/Roman epic, the RV was intended to keep Taylor in the true character of Cleopatra.
The 36-foot Aljo trailer includes full columns mounted on the walls, hand-painted ceilings, and hand-painted murals in the bedroom.
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